+ O N E    R E S I D E N C Y

O N E  +  O N E + T W O   Collective Studio Space

O N E  +  O N E + T W O   Collective Studio Space

ONE + ONE + TWO is committed to pooling resources during the current space and housing crisis and to acting as a platform for dynamic visual arts programming in San Francisco, a city that has been notoriously difficult for artists to live in and thrive in recent years. We offer artists the opportunity to further develop their art practice during a residency in our collective studio space in the Dogpatch neighborhood, recently dubbed by the New York Times as "America's Next Great Art Neighborhood."

O N E  +  O N E + T W O   Resident Artist Work Space

O N E  +  O N E + T W O   Resident Artist Work Space





The + ONE Residency is designed for artists of all media who would like the opportunity to work within a collective art making space to further develop their artistic practice.  Each resident artist is awarded twenty-four-hour access to a portion of the (work only) ONE + ONE + TWO collective studio space for thirty days. The portion of the space includes an 8ft x 8ft wall, one desk and one chair. The + ONE Resident Artist is granted a $300 stipend, a 3 day solo exhibition at the end of the 30 day term, and a print catalog of the works created during the residency.  Each resident artist is asked to participate in the bi-monthly ONE + TWO Critique Group as a panel discussion leader. Over the course of 2017, ONE + ONE + TWO will host 6 artist residencies in our collaborative studio space.

A jury consisting of the members of ONE + ONE + TWO and two community representatives will select applicants based on the strength and quality of their proposal. Applications are now being accepted for residencies in July and September. Summer residency applications are due on May 8, 2017. A winter call for the November 2017 and January 2018 Residencies will open on July 8, 2017 and close on September 8, 2017. There is no age limit or degree requirement.



Applications will be considered based on the following criteria:

  • Strength of proposed project and the ability to complete the exploration within the thirty day time period
  • Visual supporting documentation of previously completed visual art works
  • Artist statement
  • Proof of pre-arranged living accommodations in the Bay Area
  • Degree of need of studio space in the Bay Area
  • Experimentation or risk taking, falling outside of the artist's previous abilities or past experience
  • Experience working within close proximity of artists or ability to work within a community arts studio


Application Materials:

  • Completed application form
  • A maximum of 10 images of original visual art works from the last three years, with details of title, material, size, in the form of high-resolution files
  • Curriculum Vitae, with details on education, exhibitions, awards and previous artist residencies
  • Three-hundred-word project proposal stating the proposed project intention and supporting evidence of ability to complete the project within the designated 30-day time frame.
  • Description of past experience in working with a collective group of artists.

Application materials will be submitted through Submittables.com. Please click on the button below to begin your application.



  • Kathryn Ian is a new genres artist, musician, and educator living in the Bay Area.
  • Benjamin Cirgin is an interdisciplinary artist currently working as an instructor, artist in residence, and studio technician at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville.
  • Jennifer Shada primarily works in paint, while living and teaching art in both San Francisco and Sonoma County.
  • Garth Fry is an artist, educator, and art preparator from the San Francisco Bay Area.
  • Two artists, curators or members of the Bay Area arts community